City Manager's Office

Poway City Manager's Office

The City Manager, appointed by the City Council, serves as the city's chief executive officer and manages the day-to-day operations of city departments.

Duties & Responsibilities

The City Manager:

  • Serves as an advisor to the City Council on policy matters impacting the Poway community and the city organization
  • Supports the information and policy-making needs of the City Council and implements Council decisions
  • Appoints the city's department directors
  • Ensures that city services are performed to the highest standard in accordance with Council goals and policies
  • Prepares, manages, and implements the annual budget for the city, as well as the city's Capital Improvement Program (CIP), in support of City Council goals

Public information, including publication of the city's monthly e-newsletter Poway Today, and the city's State of California and federal legislative advocacy efforts are also managed by the City Manager's Office.